UKRAINIAN BILINGUAL PROGRAM
In this program, the students continue to develop English language skills and learn Ukrainian for up to 50% of the school day. The students are also exposed to many traditional and religious aspects of the culture throughout the year. St. Matthew has offered the Ukrainian bilingual education since the Bilingual program's inception in l974.
UKRAINIAN DANCE ACADEMY
The Ukrainian Dance Academy was established in 2009, and is an optional, tuition based program, offered to students in the Ukrainian Bilingual program. Certified teachers, along with guest trainers, choreographers and ballet masters provide dance instruction to students within a Ukrainian language setting. Tuition and instructional minutes are identical for all students. Please check our school website or call the office for details and/or registration questions.
FRENCH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE
French is offered to both the students in the English Program and Ukrainian Bilingual program in grades 4, 5 & 6.
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE
Our students who are Canadian citizens or immigrants whose first language is not English are provided with a special, government-funded program. Supplementary teaching assistance, either within the classroom or in a small group setting is scheduled as required.
EMPOWER READING PROGRAM
Empower Reading offers a comprehensive approach to teaching children, adolescents and adults with various levels of reading disabilities, the skills needed to analyze text, decode words, and successfully learn to read and gain knowledge from written materials. This is a District Program with an application process.